Image credits: Getty images This piece from Sonam Mittal is her revision of the original article she wrote in 2016. Historically, women have been considered as spoils of the war, a prize the soldiers get for fighting bravely, living in subhuman conditions for days and other disgusting excuses. Women are also used to make the […]Read More Why Kashmir is a feminist issue
The Kabir Singh movie has given us enough grief already. Many said that there is nothing wrong in such a movie. So, some time back we asked you if there has been a Kabir Singh in your life. You replied. We heard you. We heard 517 of you. Sandeep Vanga, are you listening? Five hundred […]Read More Poll results: Yes, we suffered a Kabir Singh. Sandeep Reddy Vanga, do you care?
Dear Feminism In India, We love you people; you know that, right? BUT, we must tell you that one of your recent posts have left us disturbed. And, disappointed. Which post? The recommendation that we watch the movie Aitraaz, for its ‘feminist’ portrayal of abortion. We disagree. There are two main aspects of our disagreement. […]Read More Open Letter To Feminism In India
This post is a part of our weekly roundup series. Every week, we will take a look-back at sexual harassment, gender violence and related incidents in India and beyond. Readers can submit their suggestions, comments and opinions to email@example.com. The last week had many ups and down in the space of gender. Okay, mostly downs. […]Read More Kabir Singh’s misogyny, NIFT: failures of due process
This post is a part of our weekly roundup series. Every week, we will take a look-back at sexual harassment, gender violence and related incidents in India and beyond. Readers can submit their suggestions, comments and opinions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Justice for Asifa, finally This week’s defining highlight was the verdict given towards the Kathua rape […]Read More SMIW Weekly Roundup: Justice for Asifa, Indian men troll Randi Zuckerberg and more
Written by: SMIW editorial | Image: Greater Kashmir / Outlook India ** Well, well! It’s that time again when it’s easier to find a Ranbir Kapoor film with good acting than a conversation which doesn’t end in discussing the upcoming election! Starting April 11, more than 1,800 parties and hundreds of Independent candidates from across […]Read More Modi Sarkar vs. Women of India: Vol.1 – Women’s Safety
Photo credit: drambedkarbooks.com The following article was submitted by the Facebook page The Outcaste. Delta Meghwal was a 17 year old, Dalit girl from Barmer, Rajasthan. She was persuading her BSTC (Basic School Training Certificate) from Jain Adarsh Teacher Training Institute for girls in Nokha, Bikaner (Rajasthan). She was an award winning artist and a brilliant […]Read More Delta Meghwal and Why She Must Not Be Forgotten